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State police

Type of sub-national territorial police force / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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State police, provincial police or regional police are a type of sub-national territorial police force found in nations organized as federations, typically in North America, South Asia, and Oceania. These forces typically have jurisdiction over the relevant sub-national jurisdiction, and may cooperate in law enforcement activities with municipal or national police where either exist.

Queensland Police Service officers patrolling in Brisbane
SEK members of the State Police of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany during an exercise